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Ten Roman Emperors: Lessons for Us

3 April 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Cornell University professor Barry Strauss will explore the legacy of the Roman Empire through the lens of ten of its most significant emperors.

International Symposium on the Aesthetic Dimensions of Science

3 June 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

How do aesthetic factors such as beauty, awe, and wonder shape the practice of science? Are such experiences help or hindrance to scientific progress? And do they vary across disciplines and national cultures?

Civitas Dei Summer Fellowship:
The Person, the Polis, and the Search for Happiness

7 July 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 12 July 2019 @ 1:00 pm

The week-long seminar will introduce students to foundational themes in the natural tradition.

Cultural Conservatives: Two Visions
Responding to the post-liberal left

5 September 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Recent essays by Sohrab Ahmari of the New York Post and David French of the National Review Institute provide dueling visions for how cultural conservatives should respond to the post-liberal left. Come participate in the conversation about these two viewpoints.

The Irony of Modern Catholic History
How the Church Rediscovered Itself and Challenged the Modern World to Reform

17 September 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

George Weigel proposes a dramatic new reading of the past 250 years of Catholic history and charts a path beyond the old liberal/conservative cliches.

Nationalism: Virtue or Vice?

26 September 2019 @ 6:00 pm

Dr. Samuel Goldman, Assistant Professor of Political Science at The George Washington University, and Ramesh Ponnuru, journalist and visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, will engage in a spirited debate about the recent rise of nationalist sentiment in the West.

The Media and Intelligence Accountability:
The Public’s “Right to Know” or “Need to Know”?

1 October 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The Intelligence Studies Program and the Institute for Human Ecology are pleased to host this panel discussion to explore the role that the media plays in keeping U.S. intelligence accountable.

Thirty Years after Tiananmen Square
Human Rights in China Today

9 October 2019 @ 6:30 pm

What can be done to protect human rights in China? Join us for a discussion with Guangcheng Chen and William Saunders, JD, director of the Program in Human Rights at Catholic University.

Alienated America
Centralization, Subsidiarity, and the Political Rise of Trump

7 November 2019 @ 6:00 pm

During this event, Timothy Carney and Emmett McGroarty will discuss the challenges facing modern America, the relevance of Catholic social doctrine, and a framework for leading us out of the wilderness.

Recognizing the Body of Christ
A Theological Engagement on Disability

9 November 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

An introduction to the distinctively Catholic approach to disability. Ideal for clergy, religious, pastoral/catechetical leaders, seminarians, theology students, and academics.

Life Under Marxism:
Why It Didn’t Work, and Lessons for Us Today

3 December 2019 @ 6:30 pm

Join us for this live event with Dr. Stephen Bartulica, former advisor to the President of Croatia on Catholic affairs. Dr. Bartulica will address Marxism's failure to create a new kind of human being – innocent and disinterested in property and material wealth – and how it deprived people of the opportunity to assume responsibility for their own lives.

M.A. in Human Rights Information Session

4 December 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The M.A. in Human Rights, led by program director William Saunders, will give you the building blocks to help transform society. If you’re ready to make a difference, but have questions about the program, we invite you to visit campus for an information session.

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